Clear Lake and other fires under control

MEDICAL LAKE — Fire teams from Fire Districts 3, 10, and 8, along with firefighters from the Airway Heights, Spokane, and Fairchild Air Force Base fire response teams quelled a bush fire on the west side of Clear Lake, south of Medical Lake on July 2.

At about 7 p.m. crews arrived to contain the fire and evacuations were put in place for the surrounding area.

At about 8 p.m. it was announced that air resources had arrived to deploy fire suppressants. The Air Attack Platform, used to observe and plan the use of available resources, two single-engine air tankers, one helicopter with water scoop...


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